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EFBC Dinner Club, April 27
4:45 PM in Fellowship Hall
LINE 1: hamburger, mac and cheese, salad bar
LINE 2:  roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad bar

First Family

Missions

Mission Passion on May 1

Sunday, May 1 | Early and Late Connection Groups
Sunday, May 1, is the date set aside for Edmond’s First Baptist Church to celebrate connecting to “His Mission for His Glory.” All Connection Groups are encouraged to document and display your mission project with pictures and descriptions. If you or your Connection Group would like info about how you can be involved in a mission project, visit the MISSIONS web page and complete the online form at MULTIPLY ME or contact Billy Fuller, 405-473-2836, EMAIL Billy.

CROSS Canvassing

Sunday, May 1 | 3:30 PM | Fellowship Hall
CROSS Canvassing is a ministry in which teams of three survey in the neighborhoods around EFBC to help us better minister to our neighbors and community. Learn more . . .

CROSS Outreach

Sunday, May 1 | 5:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
CROSS Outreach
is how Edmond’s First Baptist Church (EFBC) fulfills our vision - Connecting People to Christ. Go with us and give a "thank you for visiting" connection to the guests who have visited EFBC in worship or a Connection Group; tell them the good things God is doing at EFBC and invite them back again. Learn more . . .

First Family

News

Wednesday Evenings @ EFBC

Wednesday evenings begin with EFBC Dinner Club at 4:45 PM in Fellowship Hall and evening activities for the entire family from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. TOPICS are Adult Bible studies designed to provide relevant, practical answers to questions about God and the Christian life. Visit TOPICS for more info.

Amazing April: Race to 1,000

It is almost unbelievable, but the contest is in a complete tie. Students 307 - Children 307. We are headed to overtime to see who can win this race! All bets are off, and so are the rules. You can contact through text messages, group letters, phone calls - just contact! Can we get to 1000?

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CrossTimbers Summer Camp (3rd – 6th Grade)

CrossTimbers Summer Camp provides a safe and child-friendly setting for a variety of recreational activities as well as opportunities for spiritual growth. They will learn of God's plan for their lives and gain a heart for the world around them through adventurous outdoor activities, interactive worship, bible studies, and hands-on mission education. Visit CROSSTIMBERS

  • Age: completed 3rd thru completed 6th grade
  • Dates: Monday, June 6 - Thursday, June 9, 2016
  • Cost: $155 till May 1; then $165 till camp
  • Pastor Charles will be preaching during this session
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Preteen Summer Camp (5th – 6th Grade)

Preteen Summer Camp is for kids who love to have fun! Preteen's will experience Bible study, Worship, quiet time, church group devotions, missions, fellowship and incredible activities designed just for them! Visit PRETEEN

  • Age: completed 5th grade thru completed 6th grade
  • Dates: Monday, August 1 thru Friday, August 5, 2016
  • Cost: $190 till May 1; then $200 till camp
  • Pastor Blake Gideon will be preaching during this session
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Students Falls Creek Summer Camp (7th – 12th Grade)

This camp provides access to missionaries, global mission opportunities for students, recreational tournaments, incredible water venues, one of the largest ropes courses in North America, and plenty of scenic space to get alone and meet with Jesus like nowhere else on Earth. The focus of 2016 will be on sharing the Gospel message of our ONE GREAT GOD. The focal verse is Isaiah 45:22, “Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth; For I am God, and there is no other.” Visit FALLS CREEK

  • Age: 7th thru 12th grade
  • Dates: Monday, July 4 - Saturday, July 9, 2016
  • Cost: $150

Arts After School (K - 5th)

Tuesdays | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
ARTS AFTER SCHOOL is a great way for children, kindergarten thru 5th grade, to receive training in the fine arts and to learn ways to use these skills as an act of worship. You can sign your kids up at any time for this weekly event. Meet in Fellowship Hall, Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:15 PM. Visit ARTS AFTER SCHOOL

Student Worship Arts (6th - 12th)

Tuesdays | 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM | Choir Room
Student Worship Arts is an opportunity for students, 6th thru 12th grade, to become more involved in our worship experiences and to hone their musical skills for the glory of God. Meet from 4:15 - 5:15 PM on Tuesdays in the Choir Room. Visit STUDENT WORSHIP ARTS

Student Ministry  (7th thru 12th Grade)

Senior Parent/Student Meeting
Sunday, May 1, at 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM in the Student Life Center. We will be going over the events of Senior Sunday.

Men’s Ministry

Tuesday Mornings
Tuesday | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
Begin your Tuesday morning this week with other men from EFBC as they hear from guest speaker Clyde Cain. Meet at 6:00 AM in Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, April 19. Just show up and feel free to bring a friend as you enjoy fellowship over coffee and donuts.

Rewired Truth Conference
April 29 - April 30 | Falls Creek
Rewired is a high energy men’s conference. The focus is transforming the lives of men through a relationship with Jesus Christ. Rewired reaches men from all backgrounds and interests. It is the only conference where you will see a biker, cowboy, hipster, gamer and businessman standing together in worship as the greater tribe of Christian men. Plan to attend the 2016 Conference on Friday, April 29 - Saturday, April 30. At the Gate Registration will be Adults $80 | Youth (age 13-18) $70. Pastor Blake Gideon will share an Identity break out session! Visit REWIRED

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efbcWOMEN’s Ministry

One generation will declare your works to the next and will proclaim your mighty acts. Psalm 145:4. Follow the Women's Ministry at efbcWOMEN.

Believe Retreat
If you have signed up for the efbcWOMEN’s BGCO Retreat for April 22-23, please know that there is an option to ride to Falls Creek in a van with other attendees. If you would like to sign up for the van, please contact Amy Montgomery, 405 657-0716, if you are interested and she will get you signed up.

Wednesday Evening TOPICS
Wednesdays | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Room W103
It’s never too late to join us for Choosing Christ’s Character by Tom and Martha Gathright. Led by the efbcWOMEN Leadership Team, come and sit around a table with other women who are looking to learn more about God together. It is an opportunity for accountability and fellowship with your sisters in Christ, as we dive into God’s character. This week, April 20, we will be studying GENTLENESS. Books are $10.

Sunday Morning Prayer Time
Sunday, May 1 | 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Conference Room M202
efbcWOMEN lead a monthly prayer time on the first Sunday of each month. Sunday, May 1, is our next opportunity to join together at 9:00 AM upstairs in Conference Room M202. Please join us to pray for our church.

Sewing Ministry
Monday, May 2 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | EFBC Library
Come and join us for fun and fellowship. Remember, we always have take-home kits for anyone interested in doing some sewing for missions at home! For more information, contact Anita Smith, 405-315-1813. Visit SEWING

FATHERson Bowling

Monday, May 9 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM | AMF Boulevard Lanes in Edmond
For fathers, sons, grandfathers, grandsons, and uncles, join Jim and Josh for a casual evening of bowling and a cool devotional for boys. $5.00 (cash) per family includes two games and shoe rental per person, including any friends you bring with you! Meet at AMF Boulevard Lanes in Edmond. No RSVP required. Just show up and enjoy an evening with the guys!

Dinner Club Menu

Wednesday, April 27

The First Family gathers in Fellowship Hall each Wednesday at 4:45 PM for our weekly fellowship meal which is complimentary for first-time guests.
LINE 1:
hamburger, mac and cheese, salad bar, drinks, and dessert
LINE 2:
roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad bar, drinks, and dessert

  • $3.50 for Children 12 and under
  • $5.00 for Youth and adults
  • $15.00 Maximum per family (adults and children residing together in the same household)
  • GUESTS
    The Fellowship Meal is complimentary for first time guests.
  • MONTHLY
    A 10% non-refundable discount is available for those who pay by the month. The monthly fee for individuals is $18.00; couples are $36.00; and families are $54.00.
  • CARRYOUT
    Carryout meals will be available as long as food is available, from 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM, at regular prices.
  • RESERVATIONS
    Reservations are necessary. You may make yours on a weekly or monthly basis any Wednesday evening or by calling the church office, 405-341-0253, by noon on the preceding Monday.
  • PAYMENT
    We accept cash and checks, no credit cards please.